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Apratim's Quiz 18th sept


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Apratim's Quiz 18th sept

  1. 1. QUIZ<br />ApratimTiwari<br />
  2. 2. Question 1<br />X, Physeter macrocephalus, is a mammal species, order Cetacea, an odontocete, having the largest brain of any animal. The name comes from the milky-white waxy substance found in the animal's head, due to its resemblance to semen. X is the only member of genus Physeter. The novel Y is based on a true story about an X that attacked Essex.The novelist associated the X with the Bible's Leviathan.X has also been cast as a character in Pinocchio and SpongeBob SquarePants.<br />Give X and Y.<br />
  3. 3. Question 2<br />Its now considered a path breaking concept in humour psychology. Its called the Stephen Hawking syndrome. Its making great news in Britain and every psychologist presents his patient with a poster of Hawking at the beginning of the treatment. What is it all about? <br />
  4. 4. Question 3<br />"It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with ____. The Almighty has said, no doubt: Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together.“<br />Who and about what ?<br />
  5. 5. Question 4<br />
  6. 6. Question 5<br />
  7. 7. Question 6<br />On 27 May 2008 the X Team announced that, while the latest released version of their software was 1.4.13, a spammer was sending unsolicited email messages to various recipients about a 1.4.14-rc1 release candidate version which didn't really exist. The messages urged recipients to upgrade immediately (because of supposed security issues) and contained a web link for users to do so. However, that web link pointed to a page where the spammer was collecting email addresses and passwords. Beside the fact that end users are not responsible for upgrading such software, that the "upgrade" page was merely a mock X login page made it clear that this was a phishing attack. The "upgrade" page has been hosted on various compromised systems across the Internet and the attack has continued at least through July 2009 <br />As a result, the X team skipped version 1.4.14 and its next release after 1.4.13 was 1.4.15.<br />Identify X.<br />
  8. 8. Question 7<br />X once said- “I was the only one supporting John McEnroe — everyone used to call me Mac because I styled myself on him. I made my father buy me the same headbands and sweatbands and even grew my hair long. You wouldn’t believe the pictures of me from that time. I was also extremely naughty. Very, very difficult to handle. …I had a nanny who used to run after me virtually 24 hours a day, because I never wanted to go home”.OnDecember 4, 2006, X was featured in a question on the American game show Jeopardy! The clue was “X of India is a leading bowler in this sport”<br />Identify X.<br />
  9. 9. Question 8<br />X is a title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in the litany of Loreto. Saint Mary of the X is a church on the site of St Paul the Apostle's prison on Via delleTreFontane in Rome.<br />In a January 1982 television program on the Trinity Broadcasting Network hosted by Paul Crouch, it was alleged that hidden messages were contained in many popular rock songs through a technique called backward masking. One example of such hidden messages that was prominently cited was in X. Various versions of the alleged message exist.Onesuch interpretation reads:<br />Oh here's to my sweet Satan.The one whose little path would make me sad, whose power is Satan.He will give those with him 666.There was a little tool shed where he made us suffer, sad Satan. <br />
  10. 10. Question 9<br />In 2005, when speaking about Indycar racer Danica Patrick, he remarked "You know I've got one of those wonderful ideas ... women should be dressed in white like all the other domestic appliances.“ He later called Patrick to apologize, but repeated his comments,beforeapologizing a second time.Earlier, in February 2000, he said that women would never excel in _________ , stating "she would have to be a woman who was blowing away the boys. ... What I would really like to see happen is to find the right girl, perhaps a black girl with super looks, preferably Jewish or Muslim, who speaks Spanish.“<br />Who ?<br />
  11. 11. Question 10<br />
  12. 12. Question 11<br />According to Sony Music Entertainment, A is one of the top 10 best selling music artists in history. A promising goal keeper with top Spanish team Real Madrid, A studied law following a car accident and then became a singer. Ahas earned the world's only diamond disc, with over 2,500 platinum and gold discs to his name. A’s son B is also a singer and has acted in movies like Once upon a time in Mexico and Desperado.<br />Id A and B.<br />
  13. 13. Question 12<br />
  14. 14. Question 13<br />According to an urban legend, in ancient England a person could not have sexual intercourse unless they had permission of the King (being a member of Royal family saved you the hassle). So when anyone wanted to procreate, they had to get permission from the king who would give them a placard that they hung on the door while making love. The word written on the placard is now a commonly used term.<br />And the word is ?<br />
  15. 15. Question 14<br />“”Here in the place of that X stands the fine monument of India, representing India’s urges, India’s future in the making. This picture seems to me symbolical of the changes that are coming to India.”<br />X is significant in the history of Indian struggle for independence, as it was the site where two unarmed detainees Santosh Kumar Mitra and TarakeswarSengupta were shot dead by the British Police in September 1931, provoking strong protests among national leaders.<br />Identify X, and ‘the fine monument of India’ referred to by the speaker.<br />
  16. 16. Question15<br />A was an avid chess player, winning Western Australia's junior chess championship at the age of 10. As an adult, he often played with other chess enthusiasts at Washington Square Park. Allan Scott's film adaptation of the chess-related 1983 novel The Queen's Gambit, by Walter Tevis, which he was planning to both perform in and direct, would have been A's first feature film as a director.<br />Identify X.<br />
  17. 17. Question 16<br />The following is an extract from a list of songs compiled by an American media conglomerate. The original list contains 166 songs, of which I’ve listed some of the more famous ones. Give funda, i.e., for what/why was this list compiled?<br />The Beatles: A Day in the Life, Ticket to Ride, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds<br />The Doors: The End<br />Bob Dylan, Guns and Roses: Knocking on Heaven’s Door<br />Led Zeppelin: Stairway to Heaven<br />LynyrdSkynyrd: Tuesday’s Gone<br />System of a Down: Chop Suey!<br />Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge over Troubled Water<br />Red Hot Chilli Peppers: Aeroplane, Under the Bridge<br />Black Sabbath: Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, War Pigs<br />Peter, Paul and Mary: Leaving on a Jet Plane<br />Pink Floyd: Run Like Hell<br />John Lennon: Imagine<br />Dave Mathews Band: Crash into me<br />Blue Oyster Cult: Burning for You<br />Elton John: Rocket Man<br />Don Maclean: American Pie<br />Metallica: Fade to Black, Enter Sandman<br />Bruce Springsteen: I’m on Fire, War<br />Rage Against the Machine: All songs by Rage Against the Machine<br />
  18. 18. Question 17<br />The Complex containing this structure initially housed 27 ancient Hindu and Jain temple which were destroyed and the debris was used to build the present structure. One engraving on the structure reads “ ShriVishwakarmaPrasadherachita” ( Conceived with the grace of Vishwakarma). What structure?<br />
  19. 19. Question 18<br />What is the inspiration for this logo ?<br />
  20. 20. Question 19<br />What in popular culture is inspired from this painting ?<br />
  21. 21. Question 20<br />Put Funda<br />
  22. 22. Question 21<br />
  23. 23. Question 22<br />X was born on 20 April in Austria–Hungary.Itwas in Lambach that the eight year-old Xsang in the church choir, took singing lessons, and even entertained the fantasy of one day becoming a priest. The world now knows X for a different reason.<br />Id<br />
  24. 24. Question 23<br />Who is blowing out the candles?<br />